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About Me

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FIONNA INWARD ALLEN is a poet-writer and educator based in Manchester, UK.

For over 25 years she has been creating poetry, fiction, theatre and personal essays from (mostly) inside a 1980s Cadet caravan in the Northwest of England. She won the Yeovil Literary Prize for her poetry in 2007 and is a regular performer on the Manchester poetry circuit. 

Currently looking for a publisher for her first poetry collection, much of her best work cannot be found on this website due to copyright reasons. Y
ou can subscribe to her monthly newsletter to receive her latest submissions of poetry and and short fiction.  


Please contact Fionna directly to request her poetry collection or to book a performance. 


To find out more about Fionna's personal story, you can listen to her podcast episode of On The Irregular here. 

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